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The guide contains biographical and jurisprudential information about each current US Supreme Court justice as well as materials about the Court as a whole. Prepared for Professors Church and Paff's Supreme Court Seminar, Spring Semester 2011.
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Reference Works, Books & Articles about the Court as a Whole

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Biographical encyclopedia of the Supreme Court : the lives and legal philosophies of the justices - Melvin I. Urofsky, editor
Call Number: Law Library Reference KF8744 B56 2006
Essays profiling the men and women who have served and are serving on the U.S. Supreme Court. Provides facts and context along with analysis of the opinions and legal philosophies for each justice.

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A Court divided : the Rehnquist court and the future of constitutional law - Mark Tushnet
Call Number: Law Library KF8742 T87 2005
Contents:
William Rehnquist's court -- Two kinds of Republican -- Clarence Thomas's constitution -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg's equal protection clause -- Antonin Scalia's First Amendment -- Anthony Kennedy and gay rights -- The religious right's agenda : symbols and money -- Holding the line on abortion -- Race, affirmative action, and crime -- The federalism revolution -- The takings project -- Big business's constitution -- A Supreme Court united?

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The encyclopedia of the Supreme Court - David Schultz, editor
Call Number: Law Library Reference KF8742 A35 E532 2005
This one-volume guide provides an overview of the major cases, concepts, and issues and of the personalities who have shaped the Supreme Court, as well as to provide a sense of its history and impact on American politics.

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An Enigmatic Court? Examining the Roberts' Court As It Begins Year Three, Pepperdine Law Review, Special Issue 2008
Call Number: 35 Pepperdine Law Review 493-568
Contents:
Inaugural William French Smith Memorial Lecture: A Look at Supreme Court Advocacy with Justice Samuel Alito - Page 465
Introduction An Enigmatic Court - Examining the Roberts Court as It Begins Year Three by Kmiec, Douglas W.; Starr, Kenneth W. - Page 493
Alito/O'Connor Switch, The An Enigmatic Court - Examining the Roberts Court as It Begins Year Three by Biskupic, Joan - Page 495
Roberts Court & Executive Power, The An Enigmatic Court - Examining the Roberts Court as It Begins Year Three by Rosen, Jeffrey - Page 503
Standing Still - Did the Roberts Court Narrow, but Not Overrule, Flast to Allow Time to Re-think Establishment Clause Jurisprudence An Enigmatic Court - Examining the Roberts Court as It Begins Year Three by Kmiec, Douglas W. - Page 509
Criminal Justice An Enigmatic Court - Examining the Roberts Court as It Begins Year Three by Amar, Vikram - Page 523
Free Speech An Enigmatic Court - Examining the Roberts Court as It Begins Year Three by Sullivan, Kathleen M. - Page 533
Roberts Court & the Business Cases, The An Enigmatic Court - Examining the Roberts Court as It Begins Year Three by Starr, Kenneth W. - Page 541
Roundtable Discussion An Enigmatic Court - Examining the Roberts Court as It Begins Year Three - Page 547

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United States Supreme Court Justices, The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing, Special Issue 2010 - Interviews Conducted by Bryan A. Garner
Call Number: 13 The Scribes Journal of Legal Writing
Interviews with United States Supreme Court Justices:
John G. Roberts Jr, John Paul Stevens, Antonin Scalia, Anthony M. Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Stephen G. Breyer, and Samuel A. Alito Jr.

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The nine : inside the secret world of the Supreme Court - Jeffrey Toobin
Call Number: Law Library KF8748 T66 2007 (also at College Library)
Contents:
The Federalist War of Ideas -- Good versus Evil -- Questions Presented -- Collision Course -- Big Heart -- Exiles Return? -- What Shall Be Orthodox -- Writing Separately -- Cards to the Left -- The Year of the Rout -- To the Brink -- Over the Brink -- Perfectly Clear -- A Particular Sexual Act -- A law profession culture -- Before Speaking, Saying Something -- The Green Brief -- Our Executive Doesn't -- A great privilege, indeed -- G is for God -- Retiring the Trophy -- I know her heart -- Dinner at the Just Desserts Café -- I am and always have been . . . -- TK

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The Supreme Court : a C-SPAN book featuring the justices in their own words - Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, and Mark Farkas, editors
Call Number: Law Library KF8742 S895 2010
Contents:
The justices. Chief Justice John Roberts -- John Paul Stevens -- Antonin Scalia -- Anthony Kennedy -- Clarence Thomas -- Ruth Bader Ginsburg -- Stephen Breyer -- Samuel Alito -- Sonia Sotomayor -- Sandra Day O'connor (retired) -- Supreme Court experts. Joan Biskupic, reporter, USA Today -- Drew Days III, former Solicitor general -- Lyle Denniston, reporter, SCOTUS blog -- Maureen Mahoney, attorney and former Supreme Court law clerk -- James B. O'Hara, Supreme Court historian -- William Suter, Clerk of the Supreme Court -- Supplementary material. Biographies of the justices -- Members of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-2010 -- Recent C-SPAN surveys of public awareness of the Supreme Court -- Number of Supreme Court petitions and arguments heard, 1980-2008 -- C-SPAN requests for same-day release of oral arguments -- Excerpt from the opinion Marbury v. Madison -- Biography of John Marshall, the "Great Chief".

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The Supreme Court A to Z - Kenneth Jost
Call Number: Law Library Reference KF8742 A35 S87 2012
Information about the Supreme Court, including its history, traditions, organization, dynamics, and personalities. This volume also has a detailed index, reference materials on Supreme Court nominations, a seat chart of the justices, the U.S. Constitution, online sources of decisions, and a bibliography to help simplify research.

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The Supreme Court phalanx : the court's new right-wing bloc - Ronald Dworkin
Call Number: Law Library KF8748 D88 2008
Contents:
Judge Roberts on trial -- The strange case of Judge Alito -- The court and abortion : worse than you think -- The Supreme Court phalanx.

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